KOLYA MAKSEMA, FORM 11-A 2014 THE BIGGEST CITIES OF GREAT BRITAIN
INTRODUCTION We are going to talk about the biggest cities of Great Britain There are 10 biggest cities in Great Britain All this cities have important part of Britain economy and culture
GEOGRAPHY The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is situated on the British Isles. The British Isles are separated from European continent by the North Sea and the English Channel.
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS The UK consists of four main parts: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. England is in the southern and central part of Great Britain. It is the richest, most fertile and most populated part of the country. London is the capital of England.
LONDON The capital of England Is situated in south-eastern England along the Thames River Founded by Romans in A.D. 43 One of the three main financial centres in the world Parliament The river Thames runs thorough the city
LONDON SIGHTS Westminster Abbey Windsor Castle Tower Bridge
EDINBURGH Capital of Scotland Famous Edinburghers: Bell, Stevenson, Scott, Connery. Coastal city
BRISTOL The largest city in the South West It has a great harbour Home of Rolls Royce The Concorde factory
GLASGOW Compaq Scotlands largest city Fishing Harbour city
ABERDEEN Oil Capital of Europe jobs The world's first holographic 3D camera Its a coastal city
MANCHESTER 10% of workers Significant financial sector The highest weekly earnings-£ Manchester United
BIRMINGHAM Second largest city Aston Hall The first steam engine was invented Warwick Castle
LIVERPOOL Capital of culture The Beatles Sunday talents Festival city